2014

4100 Perkiomen Ave.
Reading, PA, 19606

Sept. 27 37th Annual Walk for the Animal & Walktoberfest
The Humane Society of Berks County will hold its 37th Annual Walk for the Animal & Walktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Jim Dietrich Park, 4899 Stoudt’s Ferry Bridge Road Reading, 19605 (Muhlenberg Township). Admission is free, but participants are encouraged to register and obtain sponsors. Those who pre-register by Sept. 6 will be guaranteed a commemorative T-Shirt. Registration is $20 for adults and $10 for kids age 17 or younger. VIP passes are available for $100 per pair and entitle the couple to a special family-friendly VIP buffet and beer garden.

Sept. 27 Photo exhibit Taking Refuge -- A Day at Morris, The Nation's First Animal Shelter
Works on Paper, a Philadelphia art gallery (1611 Walnut St.), will host the one-night exhibition Taking Refuge -- A Day at Morris, The Nation's First Animal Shelter Saturday, September 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is free. It features the photographs of Darren Modricker, owner of Willow Street Pictures in Spring Township. Modricker donated his services to photograph the workings of Morris Animal Refuge, 1242 Lombard St., Philadelphia, and adoption success stories. Exhibited works will be for sale and select pieces will be featured in a silent auction. A coffee table book of the photographs also will be for sale. All proceeds from the event will go towards the shelter's programs, including the LifeSaver Fund and Foster program. After the exhibit, the book will be available for $20 at Morris Animal Refuge.

Oct. 4 Buddy Rescue Fall Fest
The Buddy Rescue Foundation will hold Buddy Rescue Fall Fest Saturday, October 4, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oley Fairgrounds, 27 Jefferson St., in Oley Township. This is a family- and animal rescue-oriented event open to the public and leashed pets. Halloween is the theme, so bring yourself, your kids and furry friends in costume. There will be food, local vendors, a photo booth, animal rescue groups, raffles, music and entertainment,  and prizes for best costumes and activities for your dogs and kids. Bring a trick-or-treat bags.

Oct. 11 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Nov. 8 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.

Dec. 13 Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet the Goldens
The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold its monthly Meet & Greet the Goldens event Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at its Golden Gateway, 60 Vera Cruz Road,
Reinholds, PA 17569. Meet the goldens that are available for adoption. Staff is on hand to answer questions and there is food available for purchase. No photographs are permitted. There is no admission charge.


Submit an item for the BerksPets calendar by sending the date, cost, who/what the event benefits, a few details and who to contact for further information to ssmith@readingeagle.com. Be sure to put BerksPets in the subject line.